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ONE C5NT, BOSS HANDS OUT "DIRTY DOUGH" VILNA BEING EVACULATED BY RUSSIANS SOUTH WALES MINERS WIN A BIG VICTORY; THE DAY BOOK An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday VOL. 4, NO. 285 Chicago, Tuesday, August 31, 1915 398 FORMER SIEGEIrCOOPER MAN NOW A CONVICT 7 ) Looks as Though 15,000 Depositors Who Lost $2,500, 000 in Bank Crash Won't Get a Nickel Henry Siegel Out in Six Months With 4 $150,000 Cash. A State street store man who Is just back from a trip tb Near York talked to a Day Book reporter about Henry Siegel, the man who founded the big department store of Siegel, Cooper & Co., at State and Van Bu ren sts. "Siegel has now served two months of bis ten-months' sentence to the state prison in Rochester," he said. ipn good behavior his sentence will reduced to eignt ana a naif Utoths, which means he will prob- iy be a free man again about next lary. reseed in convict grayj Jsnownas No. 1A,' Siegel sleeps in a 4x9 celL stands in line with burglars, pick pockets and murderers and marches into the dining hall and eats the sim ple food which goes with convict life. His work is that of a bookkeeper." "What's the chance for the bank depositors of Siegel getting any of their money back?" was asked the Day Book's informant "An awfully slim chance. Siegel has something like $150,000 of money to start life over again when he gets out But he's already a good deal of a hoodoo. And a hoodoo never getg far in business.